Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate men's tennis team earn its fourth win in its last six matches following a 6-1 victory over Mercer Friday afternoon from the USC Upstate Tennis Complex.
Mercer won all three doubles matches to come away with the point and an early 1-0 lead, but Upstate responded by taking all six singles matches to claim its seventh straight victory over the Bears.
Jamie Yates won the first singles match of the day and tied the score 1-1 following his 6-2, 6-2 victory over Austin Emmet from the No. 4 position. Senior Matthias Kidler followed with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Oliver Snaider at No. 1 to give the Spartans a 2-1 advantage.
Upstate closes the regular season Saturday at 2 p.m. when the Spartans host Kennesaw State on Senior Day from the USC Upstate Tennis Complex.